Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin county officials delved into the pages of a controversial proposal to cut water use - a proposition they oftentimes referred to as a threat to the region's "lifeblood" - during a public meeting Friday with State Water Resources Control Board representatives in Modesto.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in the month of October, with manufacturing jobs taking the deepest hit, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.
As the holidays quickly approach, Downtown Turlock is preparing for the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season at a time when the heart of the city is thriving. Small businesses along the brick-paved sidewalk of Main Street have flourished, and annual holiday events keep shoppers and sight-seers coming back for more. While the friendly, small town atmosphere of Downtown Turlock remains constant, the area's inner workings and outer appearance are shifting.
With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, Foster Farms is hoping to bring something different to the table this year with their USDA certified organic whole turkeys, which are available at Costco locations throughout California.
For the seventh year, Lancaster Painting is hoping to change someone's life with a fresh coat of paint. The painting company's annual Paint it Forward event is approaching quickly, and nominations for the charitable occasion are needed.
Turlock seniors will have the opportunity to lower their prescription drug costs as well as receive free health screenings this weekend thanks to a Medicare Health Fair provided by the University of the Pacific.
The generosity of Turlock's community members was in full force once again Tuesday at the Salvation Army Kettle Kickoff luncheon, with the city's residents stuffing dollars by the thousands into the organization's iconic red kettles to kick start their holiday fundraising campaign.